What Is Postpartum Depression?

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Symptoms

Women who have postpartum depression may feel as if she’s lost pleasure in things that usually make her happy. She may feel sad, hopeless, empty and anxious. It may also take a toll on her body. She may have trouble sleeping, lose weight or gain weight and not be able to concentrate or daily tasks.

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